Romanian language practice. Functional Stylistics

Course Code: RE327.1 • Study year: III • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Language and literature • Field of study: Romanian Language and Literature - English Language and Literature
Type of course: Elective (1 of 3)
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Iuliana Maria Wainberg-Drăghiciu
Seminar tutor: Iuliana Maria Wainberg-Drăghiciu
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class
Number of teaching hours per semester: 42
Number of teaching hours per week: 3
Semester: Summer
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 3

Course aims:

Acquiring the main concepts of functional stylistics
Acquiring theoretical, operational and creative knowledge aimed at the current concepts, methodology, issues and contents of the discipline field
Formation of communication skills specific to the correct and appropriate use of linguistic norms in different communication situations

Course Entry Requirements:


Course contents:

The object of Stylistics. The place of Stylistics between the sciences of language. Brief history of Stylistics. Directions in Romanian stylistics. Concepts, principles, methods used in stylistic research. Defining the concept of style. Aspects of defining and classifying language styles. Collective (functional) and individual styles. The qualities of style. The stylistic structure of the contemporary Romanian language; oral language; written language. The beletristic / artistic style. The publicistic / journalistic style. The scientific and technical style. The administrative / official style. The colloquial style. The epistolary style. The religious style.

Teaching methods:

Lecture, conversation, exemplification, applications

Learning outcomes:

The ability to integrate and to use this knowledge in a professional perspective – the interpretation and classification of different types of texts with relevant arguments.

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Written paper – 100%.

Recommended reading:

VERDONK, Peter, Stylistics, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2002,
H. G. WIDDOWSON, Practical Stylistics: an approach to poetry, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2007,
IRIMIA, Dumitru, Introducere în stilistică, Polirom, Iași, 1999,
IRIMIA, Dumitru, Structura stilistică a limbii române contemporane, EȘE, București, 1986,